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This impressive research will change the way you think

This impressive research will change the way you think

Researchers at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) have revealed that our brains have an ‘auto-correct’ function that makes sense of ambiguous sounds. The work, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, claims that our brains re-evaluate sounds to modify our …

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10 ways to be an office ace

10 ways to be an office ace

Standing out from the crowd isn’t easy, especially when everyone is vying for that promotion. Combine these tips with drive and determination and you’ll smash those career goals in no time. Dress to impress First impressions count so make time …

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5 simple ways to ease stress right now

5 simple ways to ease stress right now

Don’t let stress get the better of you. Stress gets to us all. Whether it’s a demanding week in the office or relationship troubles, life’s challenges overwhelm us all at some point. Not that stress is always a bad thing. …

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This is where we will be celebrating Book Lovers Day

This is where we will be celebrating Book Lovers Day

As lovers of the written word, we will definitely be using Book Lovers Day on 9th August as an excuse to get lost in a good book. via GIPHY Whether you enjoy the quiet of a library or the ambient environment of a …

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Here’s how to get a taste of sunny California

Here’s how to get a taste of sunny California

A little bit of America’s sunshine coast has made its way to our corner of the world with the launch of juice and coffee bar Little Malibu Café. Founded by sisters Athra and Eisa Alsubousi, the boutique café was inspired …

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What can you learn from this property expert?

What can you learn from this property expert?

Our resident property expert Alan Kaye, director of business development at District Real Estate, gives his advice on chasing down your security deposit and dealing with unexpected maintenance issues Q – I have just lost my job and am really …

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This award winner is doing things differently

This award winner is doing things differently

With Oscar-winning movie The Shape of Water set to release in cinemas on 8th March, we look at how mainstream films tackle the topic of disability Disability has always been a thorny issue for Hollywood. In the past, representation has, …

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People and Places: iTrainSaturdays at Umm Al Emarat Park

Running enthusiasts in Abu Dhabi get together every Saturday for the iTrainSaturdays running club. The free community walk/run event is a great way to meet other runners and improve your endurance and speed. Runners meet at Umm Al Emarat Park …

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What can you expect when art and science collide?

What can you expect when art and science collide?

Art and science collide as an annual festival bridges the gap between the two seemingly contrasting disciplines “Only art and science make us suspect the existence of life to a higher level, and maybe also instil hope thereof.” If that …

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How has this legendary director broken the mould?

How has this legendary director broken the mould?

As a new true-life thriller is set to drop, we take a look at one director’s decision to break away from Hollywood casting convention Let’s face it: on-screen heroics is a job usually left to the well-muscled professionals. Sylvester Stallone, …

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